“Who’s making these rules up that you got to drop a project every six months? Who made these rules up? I don’t know where that came from. That’s not indigenous to rap. That’s what n***as start doing, but I’m not a follower. And I’m not in it for these same reasons. N***as hold fame against you like that’s what you’re in it for. I’m not in it for fame. I’ve been famous in the streets already. My goal in this sh*t is different, bro.”
Early in the interview, Nipsey lets us know that he’s nothing like his peers. And it’s clear that he approaches creating music from an OG’s perspective.